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  • Schiff champions Giffords' strength

    Rep. Adam Schiff (D-Burbank) said this week that Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Ariz.) is tough and resilient and may be able to overcome the horrific injury she endured when she was shot in the head at a Tucson shopping center Saturday. Tucson resident Jared...
  • Local pols take no-fear approach

    The killing of six people and the attempted assassination of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords (D-Tucson) in Arizona has shaken the city's state and federal representatives, but none has plans to scale back public appearances. "We all have concerns about it. I...
  • Budget would shift burden to local government

    Calls for billions in cuts to programs and services and for continuing temporary tax hikes aren't the only reasons Gov. Jerry Brown's state budget proposal was turning heads Monday. Brown's plan also calls for a reorganization of the state bureaucracy...
  • Laws redirect thieves from prison to jail

    Recent changes to state law will result in many theft-related crimes formerly charged as felonies to be handled as misdemeanors. Locally, this means many thieves who commit property crimes in La Caņada Flintridge and surrounding areas will be spending...
  • State lawmakers take up Armenian Genocide

    Local lawmakers are leading an effort to again have California recognize the Armenian Genocide and to push the federal government to do the same. Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) introduced a joint Assembly and Senate resolution...
  • Bookstore opens doors, shelves for business

    Bookstore opens doors, shelves for business
    A grand-opening celebration for Flintridge Bookstore and Coffeehouse’s custom-built new home took on a festive atmosphere Monday, with local officials, La Caņada Flintridge Chamber of Commerce members and loyal customers all abuzz about Foothill...
  • Iteration of Prop. 24 is back

    Last year, media companies including the Walt Disney Co. and Time-Warner Inc., parent of Burbank’s Warner Bros. Studios, spent millions of dollars to help defeat California’s Proposition 24. Now a key part of the measure is back in a different...
  • Portantino, Liu receive honors

    Portantino, Liu receive honors
    Assemblyman Anthony Portantino (D-La Caņada Flintridge) and Sen. Carol Liu (D-La Caņada Flintridge) received honors recently. Portantino was named Legislator of the Year by the Junior Leagues of California, recognizing his introduction of several bills...
  • Democratic clubs to hold Burbank fundraiser

    The executive boards for three local Democratic clubs will hold a fundraiser for several candidates running in the 43rd state Assembly District at 5 p.m. May 27 at Flappers Comedy Club, 102 E. Magnolia Blvd. in Burbank. Called the “43rd AD Get...
  • Veterans are honored at Fiesta Days

    Veterans are honored at Fiesta Days
    On a sunny Monday, hundreds of La Caņada Flintridge residents braved 80-degree heat to take in the colorful Fiesta Days parade after honoring La Caņada's fallen members of the military at a somber Memorial Day service. Residents turned out to line...
  • Vote even when it seems academic

    The June 5 primary is, admittedly, a mostly academic exercise: The two top vote-getters, regardless of party affiliation, move on to the November ballot. For most of our readers, that means the 43rd Assembly District race is a wash. With incumbent Mike...
  • Primary Election 2012: Local races are a mix of certainty and long shots

    Primary Election 2012: Local races are a mix of certainty and long shots
    It's beginning of new era in primary election voting here in California, so be prepared for some changes on the ballot. Polls opened at 7 a.m. and close at 8 p.m. For a list of polling stations, go here. And for those who need a little catch up, here's...